tʰaɾtʰel

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corpus frequencies:
1118/25/0 (basic/middle/causative)
the middle seems to mean 'blink, flicker' of light or lamps

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(189)
Ačʰkʰeɾs tʰaɾtʰecʰi.
ačʰkʰ-eɾ-s
eye-pl-1sg.poss
tʰaɾtʰ-ecʰ-i
blink-aor-1sg
‘I blinked.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BLINK Coding set Argument type
1 blinker NP-nom V.subj A
2 eye NP-nomdat P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M my eyes blink y
(198)
‘There was music, and a flickering of variegated lanterns.’
U
M n
(95)
‘I blinked.’
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n